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Acceptance Letters

  • Accept a formal invitation to a social event
  • Accept a job offer
  • Accept a request to serve in an honorary position
  • Accept a resignation
  • Accept an honor
  • Accept an informal invitation to a social event
  • Accept an invitation to a business appointment
  • Accept an invitation to an event
  • Accept an invitation to speak or perform
  • Accept and express appreciation for a suggestion
  • Decline to accept a gift
  • Thank someone for accepting your advice or recommendation

Acknowledgment Letters

  • Accept a formal invitation to a social event
  • Accept a request to serve in an honorary position
  • Accept a resignation
  • Accept an informal invitation to a social event
  • Accept an invitation to a business appointment
  • Accept and express appreciation for a suggestion
  • Acknowledge an order or subscription
  • Acknowledge payment of an overdue balance
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a report, letter, or other
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a resume
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a suggestion from an employee
  • Acknowledge the return of an item for exchange, refund, or credit
  • Announce an employee's retirement
  • Confirm a directive or decision
  • Confirm an appointment, meeting, or interview
  • Confirm an error correction or revision
  • Confirm an oral agreement
  • Confirm miscellaneous business agreements
  • Confirm that you have given authorization to someone
  • Note the anniversary of a customer's company
  • Note the anniversary of an employee's service
  • Request confirmation of an authorization to take action
  • Respond positively to negative feedback
  • Respond to rumors
  • Write a letter acknowledging achievements
  • Write a letter on the anniversary of your company

Advice Letters

  • Ask for personal advice
  • Decline to give advice
  • Encourage an employee after a disappointment or a company setback
  • Encourage/motivate your reader to increase sales
  • Encourage/motivate your reader to keep up the good work
  • Encourage your reader to take advantage of a new opportunity
  • Give advice to subordinates
  • Give general advice
  • Give personal advice
  • Give professional advice
  • Offer a suggestion to a customer
  • Offer a suggestion to a subordinate
  • Thank someone for accepting your advice or recommendation
  • Thank someone for advice or a suggestion
  • Write a letter of encouragement/motivation

Announcement Letters

  • Announce a bad weather or civil emergency policy
  • Announce a broken engagement
  • Announce a budget surplus
  • Announce a business anniversary
  • Announce a change in policy or fee amount
  • Announce a change in your company's name
  • Announce a change of address
  • Announce a change of business address
  • Announce a class reunion
  • Announce a company savings plan
  • Announce a contest winner
  • Announce a divorce
  • Announce a drug testing program
  • Announce a hiring freeze
  • Announce a holiday closing
  • Announce a holiday work schedule
  • Announce a job opening
  • Announce a job-related party or retreat
  • Announce a layoff
  • Announce a new business location
  • Announce a new business, store, or branch office
  • Announce a new partner
  • Announce a new product or service
  • Announce a price decrease
  • Announce a price increase
  • Announce a routine meeting
  • Announce a sales contest
  • Announce a special meeting
  • Announce actions to be taken during a strike (management's announcement)
  • Announce an employee training session
  • Announce an employee's achievement
  • Announce an employee's retirement
  • Announce an engagement in a newspaper
  • Announce an engagement in a personal letter
  • Announce an engagement with an invitation
  • Announce an imminent strike (labor's announcement)
  • Announce an office or store closing to employees
  • Announce bad news to employees
  • Announce or introduce a new salesperson
  • Announce the birth or adoption of a baby (personal letter)
  • Announce the birth or adoption of a baby (public announcement)
  • Announce the death of a family member, or write the obituary
  • Announce the death of a family member to other family members, close friends, and acquaintances
  • Announce the death of an employee or an employee's relative
  • Announce the graduation of a son or daughter
  • Announce your own retirement
  • Inform employees of another's illness
  • Introduce a business or professional contact
  • Introduce someone to an organization or the community
  • Notify employees of a new policy or a change in an existing one
  • Promote a product by announcing a special sale or complimentary gift
  • Welcome a new employee
  • Write a news release

Apology Letters

  • Announce a layoff
  • Announce an office or store closing to employees
  • Announce bad news to employees
  • Apologize for a defective, damaged, or incomplete product
  • Apologize for a late payment
  • Apologize for a missed deadline
  • Apologize for a shipping delay or error
  • Apologize for an invoice or billing error
  • Apologize for betrayed trust
  • Apologize for damaged property
  • Apologize for hurt feelings
  • Apologize for missing an appointment
  • Apologize for missing an event or for overlooking or forgetting someone
  • Apologize for missing or being late to a meeting or appointment
  • Apologize for offensive behavior
  • Apologize for poor or inadequate service
  • Apologize for providing incorrect or incomplete information
  • Apologize for sending a collection letter by mistake
  • Apologize for someone else (business)
  • Apologize for someone else (personal)
  • Apologize to an employee or employees
  • Cancel or decline to schedule an appointment
  • Cancel or postpone an appointment
  • Cancel or postpone an invitation
  • Correct your own error in a transaction
  • Deny an expected or hoped-for promotion or raise
  • Dismiss an employee for reasons beyond the employee's control
  • Explain an error you have made
  • Inform customers of a misprint
  • Reject or terminate a business relationship
  • Respond to a complaint while admitting fault and making an adjustment
  • Write a business apology
  • Write a personal apology

Application Letters

  • Apply for a visa to work or study in a foreign country
  • Apply for study in a foreign university
  • Apply for temporary employment in a foreign country
  • Request application materials for admission to college

Appointment Letters

  • Announce the appointment of an employee to a committee or position
  • Apologize for missing an appointment
  • Apologize for missing or being late to a meeting or appointment
  • Cancel or decline to schedule an appointment
  • Cancel or postpone an appointment
  • Confirm an appointment, meeting, or interview
  • Congratulate an employee, friend, or associate on an advancement or promotion
  • Congratulate an official on an appointment or on winning an election
  • Follow up after a sales appointment or telephone conversation
  • Grant an appointment
  • Schedule an appointment to interview a potential employee
  • Take the minutes of a meeting
  • Thank someone for an appointment, interview, or meeting
  • Write a news release

Appreciation Letters

  • Accept a formal invitation to a social event
  • Accept a job offer
  • Accept a request to serve in an honorary position
  • Accept an honor
  • Accept an informal invitation to a social event
  • Accept an invitation to a business appointment
  • Accept and express appreciation for a suggestion
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a report, letter, or other
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a resume
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a suggestion from an employee
  • Announce the appointment of an employee to a committee or position
  • Compliment or praise a product or service supplier
  • Compliment or praise a program chairperson or planner
  • Compliment or praise a salesperson or a sales staff
  • Compliment or praise a speaker
  • Compliment or praise an employee's family for their contribution to the employee's success
  • Compliment or praise an employee's work performance
  • Compliment or praise the media, an author, or an editor
  • Compliment or praise the work of an employee from another firm
  • Congratulate a politician on an election or on the passage of legislation
  • Congratulate an employee on the anniversary of his or her service
  • Congratulate someone on a speech or presentation
  • Congratulate someone on his or her retirement
  • Encourage/motivate your reader to increase sales
  • Express appreciation to an employee
  • Express appreciation to long-term customers and those who pay their bills promptly
  • Express regret on the defeat of legislation or the loss of an election
  • Follow up after a sale to thank the customer and offer service
  • Give personal compliments or praise
  • Note the anniversary of a customer's company
  • Note the anniversary of an employee's service
  • Praise government officials or employees
  • Relieve someone from delegated responsibilities because someone else will assume them
  • Reply positively to a suggestion
  • Respond positively to negative feedback
  • Respond to a complaint and treat it as valuable feedback
  • Send a gift with a sympathy letter
  • Thank a business for good service, low prices, or professional courtesies
  • Thank a customer for a payment
  • Thank a customer for purchasing a product or service
  • Thank a customer or client
  • Thank a doctor or health care facility
  • Thank a religious leader
  • Thank a retiree for his or her service
  • Thank someone for a compliment or praise
  • Thank someone for a favor
  • Thank someone for a gift
  • Thank someone for a job well done
  • Thank someone for a philanthropic contribution
  • Thank someone for a pleasant occasion
  • Thank someone for a referral or recommendation
  • Thank someone for a reply or response
  • Thank someone for a speech or presentation
  • Thank someone for accepting your advice or recommendation
  • Thank someone for advice or a suggestion
  • Thank someone for an appointment, interview, or meeting
  • Thank someone for an award, bonus, or raise
  • Thank someone for an inquiry
  • Thank someone for expressions of sympathy
  • Thank someone for goods or materials received
  • Thank someone for help or support
  • Thank someone for helping in your absence
  • Thank someone for hospitality
  • Thank someone for information
  • Thank someone for media exposure
  • Thank someone for visiting a place or attending an event
  • Thank someone for volunteer work
  • Write a farewell letter to a person who is leaving employment
  • Write a farewell letter to a person who is retiring
  • Write a farewell letter to management, co-workers or clients
  • Write a letter to accompany a contribution to a good cause

Approval Letters

  • Approve a loan
  • Approve a proposal
  • Approve a request
  • Approve a vacation or leave of absence
  • Approve attendance at a conference or seminar
  • Approve payment or funding for expenses incurred
  • Endorse a proposal or report
  • Grant a promotion or raise
  • Grant approval for credit

Authorization Letters

  • Approve attendance at a conference or seminar
  • Authorize a study or report
  • Authorize legal representation
  • Authorize medical treatment
  • Authorize work to be done
  • Confirm a transfer, promotion, or relocation assignment
  • Confirm that you have given authorization to someone
  • Delegate a special project
  • Delegate new or additional duties
  • Delegate responsibilities for the period of your absence
  • Grant permission to use or publish materials
  • Issue directives concerning reports and paperwork
  • Issue directives concerning specific tasks
  • Issue directives concerning studies and investigations
  • Issue directives to adjust territories or structures
  • Issue directives to establish, change or reaffirm policies
  • Issue directives to establish, change, or reaffirm procedures
  • Request confirmation of an authorization to take action

Cancellation Letters

  • Announce a broken engagement
  • Announce a divorce
  • Cancel a membership or subscription
  • Cancel a rental contract
  • Cancel a reservation
  • Cancel a service contract
  • Cancel a wedding
  • Cancel an order
  • Cancel or decline to schedule an appointment
  • Cancel or postpone an appointment
  • Cancel or postpone an invitation
  • Cancel your own credit account
  • Confirm a telephone request to transfer money, cancel and replace a stolen credit card, or stop payment on a check
  • Notify an insurance policyholder of a pending cancellation of the policy

Claims

  • Approve payment or funding for expenses incurred
  • Complain about a faulty delivery or a shipping error
  • Complain about an unfair insurance payment or settlement
  • File a warranty claim
  • Make an insurance claim

Collection Letters

  • Acknowledge payment of an overdue balance
  • Announce your intention to take aggressive action against a customer for failing to make payment (collection letter #6)
  • Apologize for sending a collection letter by mistake
  • Appeal to a customer's personal interests to pay an overdue bill (collection letter #3)
  • Cancel or withdraw a customer's credit account
  • Demand payment on a delinquent account (collection letter #5)
  • Inform a customer that the check you received was not signed or the payment was not in the envelope
  • Notify an insurance policyholder of a pending cancellation of the policy
  • Offer a discount for early payment on products or services
  • Offer assistance to a customer having difficulty paying an overdue bill (collection letter #4)
  • Promise a delayed payment to a creditor
  • Remind a customer that payment is past due (collection letter #2)
  • Remind a customer that payment is past due (collection letter #1)
  • Remind an organization member to pay a fee, duty, or pledge
  • Request additional money or information before you can fill an order
  • Request payment of a personal loan
  • Suggest an alternative plan or schedule for payments
  • Write a collection letter

Complaint Letters

  • Appeal to higher authorities when complaint letters don't work
  • Complain about a billing error
  • Complain about a delay in an order
  • Complain about a faulty delivery or a shipping error
  • Complain about a radio or television broadcast
  • Complain about an employee who has given poor or offensive service
  • Complain about an unfair insurance payment or settlement
  • Complain about community problems
  • Complain about harassment
  • Complain about laws, policies, or inefficiencies
  • Complain about overdue work or poor workmanship
  • Complain about poor facilities or equipment
  • Complain about poor service or a faulty product
  • Complain about receiving damaged goods
  • Complain to a club or organization
  • Complain to a neighbor or a landlord
  • Correct an official's mistake on your taxes
  • Delegate follow-up on a complaint from a customer
  • Demand satisfaction on a mail order transaction gone bad (suspected mail fraud)
  • Disagree about benefits (social security, retirement, insurance, etc.)
  • Disagree with a bill, rent payment, or other financial issue
  • Disagree with a subordinate, a superior, or a person in authority
  • Dismiss an employee for poor performance or unacceptable behavior
  • Document employee reprimands
  • File a warranty claim
  • Make an insurance claim
  • Reprimand an employee for a breach of policy
  • Reprimand an employee for poor attendance or tardiness
  • Reprimand an employee for poor performance
  • Request a refund or reimbursement
  • Request a retraction or correction from the media
  • Request correction of a billing error
  • Request correction of an error in a check
  • Request correction of an error in a credit report
  • Respond to a complaint and treat it as valuable feedback
  • Respond to a complaint, but needing more information
  • Respond to a complaint of discrimination or sexual harassment
  • Respond to a complaint while admitting fault and making an adjustment
  • Respond to a complaint while avoiding agreement or denying liability, and refusing to make an adjustment
  • Respond to a complaint while avoiding or denying liability, but making an adjustment
  • Respond to a complaint
  • Respond to a false accusation from a government agency
  • Warn a distributor under your supervision
  • Write a complaint letter to a subordinate
  • Write a complaint letter to a superior
  • Write a disagreement letter
  • Write a letter reprimanding tenants

Compliment Letters

Condolences Letters
See Sympathy

Confirmation Letters

  • Acknowledge the receipt of a report, letter, or other
  • Confirm a directive or decision
  • Confirm a guest's attendance at a conference or symposium (organizer's letter)
  • Confirm a reservation or registration (organizer's or accommodation provider's letter)
  • Confirm a reservation or registration (traveler's letter)
  • Confirm a speaker's or special guest's attendance
  • Confirm a telephone request to transfer money, cancel and replace a stolen credit card, or stop payment on a check
  • Confirm a transfer, promotion, or relocation assignment
  • Confirm an appointment, meeting, or interview
  • Confirm an error correction or revision
  • Confirm an oral agreement
  • Confirm an order you have made
  • Confirm miscellaneous business agreements
  • Confirm receipt of an order from a customer
  • Confirm that you have given authorization to someone
  • Confirm the receipt of a package or other item(s)
  • Confirm the receipt of a resume, contract bid, or application (receiver's letter)
  • Confirm the sending of a package or other item(s)
  • Confirm travel arrangements (arranger's letter)
  • Confirm travel arrangements (traveler's letter)
  • Confirm your own attendance as a speaker or special guest
  • Follow up after a meeting to review decisions and assignments
  • Request confirmation of an authorization to take action
  • Request confirmation of receipt of earlier mailings
  • Request confirmation of the receipt of a resume, contract bid, application, etc. (sender's letter)
  • Schedule an appointment to interview a potential employee

Congratulation Letters

  • Announce a contest winner
  • Announce an employee's achievement
  • Announce an employee's retirement
  • Announce the appointment of an employee to a committee or position
  • Compliment or praise an employee's work performance
  • Compliment or praise someone for an achievement
  • Compliment or praise the work of an employee from another firm
  • Congratulate a friend or associate on getting a new job
  • Congratulate a politician on an election or on the passage of legislation
  • Congratulate an employee, friend, or associate on an advancement or promotion
  • Congratulate an employee on the anniversary of his or her service
  • Congratulate an official on an appointment or on winning an election
  • Congratulate someone on a religious occasion
  • Congratulate someone on a speech or presentation
  • Congratulate someone on an achievement, an accomplishment, or on a job well done
  • Congratulate someone on his or her birthday
  • Congratulate someone on his or her engagement
  • Congratulate someone on his or her graduation
  • Congratulate someone on his or her retirement
  • Congratulate someone on his or her wedding or marriage
  • Congratulate someone on publishing a book or article
  • Congratulate someone on the anniversary of their marriage
  • Congratulate someone on the birth or adoption of a child
  • Congratulate someone on the opening of a new business, store, or office
  • Congratulate someone on winning a contract
  • Congratulate someone on winning an award or receiving a scholarship or other honor
  • Encourage/motivate your reader to increase sales
  • Note the anniversary of a customer's company
  • Note the anniversary of an employee's service
  • Thank a retiree for his or her service
  • Write a letter acknowledging achievements
  • Write a letter on the anniversary of your company
  • Write a letter to accompany a gift

Cover Letters

  • Respond to a job advertisement and request an interview
  • Respond to a request for your resume
  • Use networking in a job search
  • Write a cover letter to introduce a resume
  • Write a letter in a job search
  • Write a letter to accompany a contribution to a good cause

Credit Letters

  • Acknowledge payment of an overdue balance
  • Announce punitive measures against a client's account
  • Announce your intention to take aggressive action against a customer for failing to make payment (collection letter #6)
  • Apologize for sending a collection letter by mistake
  • Appeal to a customer's personal interests to pay an overdue bill (collection letter #3)
  • Approve a loan
  • Ask an applicant for credit to submit more information
  • Cancel or withdraw a customer's credit account
  • Confirm a telephone request to transfer money, cancel and replace a stolen credit card, or stop payment on a check
  • Decline a request for credit
  • Demand payment on a delinquent account (collection letter #5)
  • Extend an invitation to open an account
  • Grant approval for credit
  • Inform a customer of an incorrect payment amount and ask for the balance
  • Inform a customer of an overpayment
  • Inform a customer that the check you received was not signed or the payment was not in the envelope
  • Investigate an applicant's credit reference
  • Notify a creditor that you have stopped payment on a check
  • Notify a debtor of a returned check
  • Offer a discount for early payment on products or services
  • Offer assistance to a customer having difficulty paying an overdue bill (collection letter #4)
  • Offer the use of a charge account
  • Promise a delayed payment to a creditor
  • Remind a customer that payment is past due (collection letter #2)
  • Remind a customer that payment is past due (collection letter #1)
  • Remind an organization member to pay a fee, duty, or pledge
  • Request an explanation for a denial of credit
  • Request an increased credit line
  • Request or apply for a credit account
  • Request payment of a personal loan
  • Send a late payment after a mutual agreement to do so
  • Suggest an alternative plan or schedule for payments
  • Transmit a payment
  • Warn a customer about credit suspension or penalization
  • Welcome a new account or an account reactivation
  • Write a collection letter
  • Write a credit reference

Delegation Letters

  • Authorize a study or report
  • Authorize medical treatment
  • Delegate a special project
  • Delegate follow-up on a complaint from a customer
  • Delegate new or additional duties
  • Delegate responsibilities for the period of your absence
  • Follow up after a meeting to review decisions and assignments
  • Relieve someone from delegated responsibilities because someone else will assume them

Directive Letters

  • Announce a holiday work schedule
  • Announce an employee training session
  • Delegate a special project
  • Delegate follow-up on a complaint from a customer
  • Delegate new or additional duties
  • Follow up after a meeting to review decisions and assignments
  • Issue directives concerning reports and paperwork
  • Issue directives concerning specific tasks
  • Issue directives concerning studies and investigations
  • Issue directives to adjust territories or structures
  • Issue directives to establish, change or reaffirm policies
  • Issue directives to establish, change, or reaffirm procedures
  • Notify employees of a new policy or a change in an existing one

Disagreement Letters

  • Disagree about benefits (social security, retirement, insurance, etc.)
  • Disagree with a bill, rent payment, or other financial issue
  • Disagree with a subordinate, a superior, or a person in authority
  • Oppose legislation
  • Respond to a false accusation from a government agency
  • Write a disagreement letter

Dismissal Letters

  • Announce a layoff
  • Announce an office or store closing to employees
  • Dismiss an employee for poor performance or unacceptable behavior
  • Dismiss an employee for reasons beyond the employee's control

Encouragement Letters

  • Advocate legislation
  • Encourage an employee after a disappointment or a company setback
  • Encourage/motivate your reader to increase sales
  • Encourage/motivate your reader to keep up the good work
  • Encourage your reader to take advantage of a new opportunity
  • Offer a suggestion to a religious leader
  • Offer a suggestion to a supplier or retailer
  • Recommend a course of action or support a decision or policy change
  • Sell a seminar or conference
  • Suggest a change in a contract or agreement
  • Write a letter of encouragement/motivation
  • Write a letter to persuade an editor or the public on an issue
  • Write a persuasive letter to a government official
  • Write a persuasive letter
  • Write a persuasive memo to an employee or colleague
  • Write an insurance sales letter

Endorsement Letters

  • Advocate legislation
  • Confirm a directive or decision
  • Confirm miscellaneous business agreements
  • Confirm that you have given authorization to someone
  • Endorse a political candidate
  • Endorse a proposal or report
  • Endorse or nominate a candidate for an award
  • Request an endorsement or testimonial
  • Request confirmation of an authorization to take action

Error Letters

  • Apologize for a defective, damaged, or incomplete product
  • Apologize for a missed deadline
  • Apologize for a shipping delay or error
  • Apologize for an invoice or billing error
  • Apologize for betrayed trust
  • Apologize for damaged property
  • Apologize for missing an appointment
  • Apologize for missing an event or for overlooking or forgetting someone
  • Apologize for missing or being late to a meeting or appointment
  • Apologize for offensive behavior
  • Apologize for poor or inadequate service
  • Apologize for providing incorrect or incomplete information
  • Apologize for sending a collection letter by mistake
  • Apologize for someone else (business)
  • Apologize for someone else (personal)
  • Apologize to an employee or employees
  • Complain about a billing error
  • Complain about a faulty delivery or a shipping error
  • Complain about an unfair insurance payment or settlement
  • Complain about poor facilities or equipment
  • Complain about poor service or a faulty product
  • Complain about receiving damaged goods
  • Confirm an error correction or revision
  • Correct a customer's error or assertion
  • Correct an error in a payment made or received
  • Correct an official's mistake on your taxes
  • Correct your own error in a transaction
  • Disagree about benefits (social security, retirement, insurance, etc.)
  • Disagree with a bill, rent payment, or other financial issue
  • Disagree with a subordinate, a superior, or a person in authority
  • Explain an error you have made
  • Inform a customer that the check you received was not signed or the payment was not in the envelope
  • Inform customers of a misprint
  • Request correction of a billing error
  • Request correction of an error in a check
  • Request correction of an error in a credit report
  • Request correction of an insurance company's error
  • Write a business apology
  • Write a disagreement letter
  • Write a personal apology
  • Apologize for hurt feelings

Farewell Letters

  • Announce an employee's retirement
  • Announce your own retirement
  • Resign for family or personal reasons
  • Resign for health reasons
  • Resign from a job because of a personality clash or conflict of values
  • Resign from a job in which you are not valued or appreciated
  • Resign from a job when forced out under pressure
  • Resign to take an early retirement
  • Resign to take another job
  • Write a farewell letter to a person who is leaving employment
  • Write a farewell letter to a person who is retiring
  • Write a farewell letter to management, co-workers or clients

Follow-Up Letters

  • Follow up after a meeting to review decisions and assignments
  • Follow up after a sale to thank the customer and offer service
  • Follow up after a sales appointment or telephone conversation
  • Follow up after a sales presentation or demonstration
  • Follow up after receiving no response to earlier correspondence
  • Follow up during a job search after a lapse of time
  • Follow up during a job search after a telephone contact
  • Follow up during a job search after an interview
  • Follow up on a sales interview, presentation, or exhibit
  • Follow up on a sales offer
  • Follow up with a reminder
  • Notify a customer that a shipment has been delayed or that merchandise ordered is not available
  • Notify a customer that you have shipped an order
  • Notify a shipper that an order is incomplete, incorrect or damaged; also, return unwanted or incorrect merchandise
  • Schedule an appointment to interview a potential employee

Fundraising Letters

  • Decline a request for a donation
  • Extend an invitation to participate in or attend a fundraising event
  • Respond to a request for a donation or to a fundraising letter
  • Thank someone for a philanthropic contribution
  • Write a fundraising letter
  • Write a letter to accompany a contribution to a good cause
  • Write a persuasive letter that makes a charitable request

Get-Well Letters

  • Write a get-well message regarding an employee's or business associate's family member who is suffering from illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to a child suffering from illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to a friend or relative suffering from an illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to a teacher suffering from illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to an employee or business associate suffering from illness or injury

Gift Letters

  • Decline to accept a gift
  • Introduce gifts to customers and prospective customers
  • Send a gift with a sympathy letter
  • Thank someone for a gift
  • Write a letter to accompany a contribution to a good cause
  • Write a letter to accompany a gift

Goodwill Letters

  • Announce a business anniversary
  • Announce a change in your company's name
  • Announce a change of address
  • Announce a change of business address
  • Announce a company savings plan
  • Announce a drug testing program
  • Announce a new business, store, or branch office
  • Announce a new partner
  • Announce a new product or service
  • Announce an employee's achievement
  • Announce or introduce a new salesperson
  • Announce the birth or adoption of a baby (personal letter)
  • Announce the death of an employee or an employee's relative
  • Apologize for a defective, damaged, or incomplete product
  • Apologize for a late payment
  • Apologize for a missed deadline
  • Apologize for a shipping delay or error
  • Apologize for an invoice or billing error
  • Apologize for betrayed trust
  • Apologize for damaged property
  • Apologize for hurt feelings
  • Apologize for missing an appointment
  • Apologize for missing an event or for overlooking or forgetting someone
  • Apologize for missing or being late to a meeting or appointment
  • Apologize for offensive behavior
  • Apologize for poor or inadequate service
  • Apologize for providing incorrect or incomplete information
  • Apologize for someone else (business)
  • Apologize for someone else (personal)
  • Apologize to an employee or employees
  • Approve a loan
  • Approve a proposal
  • Approve a vacation or leave of absence
  • Approve attendance at a conference or seminar
  • Authorize medical treatment
  • Cancel a wedding
  • Confirm an appointment, meeting, or interview
  • Confirm an error correction or revision
  • Confirm an oral agreement
  • Confirm that you have given authorization to someone
  • Congratulate an employee, friend, or associate on an advancement or promotion
  • Congratulate an employee on the anniversary of his or her service
  • Congratulate an official on an appointment or on winning an election
  • Congratulate someone on a religious occasion
  • Congratulate someone on a speech or presentation
  • Congratulate someone on an achievement, an accomplishment, or on a job well done
  • Congratulate someone on his or her birthday
  • Congratulate someone on his or her engagement
  • Congratulate someone on his or her graduation
  • Congratulate someone on his or her retirement
  • Congratulate someone on his or her wedding or marriage
  • Congratulate someone on publishing a book or article
  • Congratulate someone on the anniversary of their marriage
  • Congratulate someone on the birth or adoption of a child
  • Congratulate someone on the opening of a new business, store, or office
  • Congratulate someone on winning a contract
  • Congratulate someone on winning an award or receiving a scholarship or other honor
  • Correct a customer's error or assertion
  • Correct an error in a payment made or received
  • Correct your own error in a transaction
  • Disagree with a subordinate, a superior, or a person in authority
  • Dismiss an employee for reasons beyond the employee's control
  • Explain an error you have made
  • Express appreciation to an employee
  • Express appreciation to long-term customers and those who pay their bills promptly
  • Extend holiday or winter season's greetings to employees, customers, and business associates
  • Extend holiday or winter season's greetings to friends
  • Extend invitations to seasonal parties: Halloween, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, etc. (business and personal)
  • Extend invitations to winter holiday parties (business and personal)
  • Extend Labor Day greetings to employees
  • Extend Mother's Day or Father's Day greetings (personal)
  • Extend Mother's Day or Father's Day greetings and/or announce sales or promotions for these days
  • Follow up during a job search after a lapse of time
  • Follow up during a job search after a telephone contact
  • Follow up during a job search after an interview
  • Grant a promotion or raise
  • Grant an appointment
  • Grant approval for credit
  • Grant permission to use or publish materials
  • Inform employees of another's illness
  • Introduce gifts to customers and prospective customers
  • Invite or request suggestions from employees and customers
  • Keep a customer up to date on progress
  • Network by discussing publications or speeches
  • Note the anniversary of a customer's company
  • Note the anniversary of an employee's service
  • Offer a suggestion to a customer
  • Offer a suggestion to a religious leader
  • Offer a suggestion to a superior
  • Offer a suggestion to a supplier or retailer
  • Offer sympathy for a marriage separation or divorce
  • Offer sympathy for loss or damage caused by a theft, vandalism, or natural disaster
  • Offer sympathy for the death of a business associate's family member
  • Offer sympathy for the death of a business associate
  • Offer sympathy for the death of a child
  • Offer sympathy for the death of a friend or relative
  • Offer sympathy for the death of a person who has been ill
  • Offer sympathy for the loss of a job
  • Offer sympathy for the loss or death of a pet
  • Offer sympathy in a case of serious or terminal illness
  • Offer the use of a charge account
  • Offer voluntary services
  • Prepare a prospective customer to receive a sales telephone call
  • Request a favor
  • Request an individual to volunteer services
  • Request assistance or cooperation from someone in another firm
  • Request confirmation of an authorization to take action
  • Request correction of a billing error
  • Request correction of an error in a check
  • Request correction of an error in a credit report
  • Resell to long-time customers
  • Respond positively to negative feedback
  • Respond to a complaint and treat it as valuable feedback
  • Respond to a complaint, but needing more information
  • Respond to a complaint of discrimination or sexual harassment
  • Respond to a complaint while avoiding agreement or denying liability, and refusing to make an adjustment
  • Respond to a complaint while avoiding or denying liability, but making an adjustment
  • Respond to a sales rejection
  • Respond to rumors
  • Send a gift with a sympathy letter
  • Send a late payment after a mutual agreement to do so
  • Strengthen relationships with customers
  • Thank a business for good service, low prices, or professional courtesies
  • Thank a customer for purchasing a product or service
  • Thank a doctor or health care facility
  • Thank a religious leader
  • Thank a retiree for his or her service
  • Thank someone for a favor
  • Thank someone for a pleasant occasion
  • Thank someone for helping in your absence
  • Thank someone for hospitality
  • Thank someone for visiting a place or attending an event
  • Thank someone for volunteer work
  • Welcome a new business to town
  • Welcome a new customer or client
  • Welcome a new employee
  • Welcome a new resident to the neighborhood
  • Welcome a new shareholder
  • Welcome a new student to school, class, or a training seminar
  • Welcome a potential customer or client to the area
  • Welcome a son-in-law or daughter-in-law into the family
  • Welcome someone into a group, association, religion, or club
  • Write a business apology
  • Write a farewell letter to a person who is leaving employment
  • Write a farewell letter to a person who is retiring
  • Write a farewell letter to management, co-workers or clients
  • Write a get-well message regarding an employee's or business associate's family member who is suffering from illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to a child suffering from illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to a friend or relative suffering from an illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to a teacher suffering from illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to an employee or business associate suffering from illness or injury
  • Write a letter acknowledging achievements
  • Write a letter on the anniversary of your company
  • Write a letter to accompany a contribution to a good cause
  • Write a letter to accompany a gift
  • Write a personal apology
  • Write a recommendation or a reference about someone
  • Write to former stockholders or investors

Government Letters

  • Advocate legislation
  • Complain about laws, policies, or inefficiencies
  • Congratulate a politician on an election or on the passage of legislation
  • Express regret on the defeat of legislation or the loss of an election
  • Oppose legislation
  • Praise government officials or employees
  • Report required information to a government agency
  • Request government service or action
  • Request information from a government agency
  • Respond to a false accusation from a government agency
  • Write a persuasive letter to a government official

Responding to Complaint Letters

  • Respond to a complaint and treat it as valuable feedback
  • Respond to a complaint, but needing more information
  • Respond to a complaint of discrimination or sexual harassment
  • Respond to a complaint while admitting fault and making an adjustment
  • Respond to a complaint while avoiding agreement or denying liability, and refusing to make an adjustment
  • Respond to a complaint while avoiding or denying liability, but making an adjustment
  • Respond to a complaint

Holiday Letters

  • Announce a job-related party or retreat
  • Extend holiday or winter season's greetings to employees, customers, and business associates
  • Extend holiday or winter season's greetings to friends
  • Extend invitations to seasonal parties: Halloween, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, etc. (business and personal)
  • Extend invitations to winter holiday parties (business and personal)
  • Extend Labor Day greetings to employees
  • Extend Mother's Day or Father's Day greetings (personal)
  • Extend Mother's Day or Father's Day greetings and/or announce sales or promotions for these days

Inform/Notify Letters

  • Announce a bad weather or civil emergency policy
  • Announce a broken engagement
  • Announce a budget surplus
  • Announce a business anniversary
  • Announce a change in your company's name
  • Announce a change of address
  • Announce a change of business address
  • Announce a class reunion
  • Announce a company savings plan
  • Announce a contest winner
  • Announce a divorce
  • Announce a drug testing program
  • Announce a hiring freeze
  • Announce a holiday closing
  • Announce a holiday work schedule
  • Announce a job opening
  • Announce a job-related party or retreat
  • Announce a layoff
  • Announce a new business, store, or branch office
  • Announce a new partner
  • Announce a new product or service
  • Announce a price decrease
  • Announce a price increase
  • Announce a routine meeting
  • Announce a sales contest
  • Announce a special meeting
  • Announce actions to be taken during a strike (management's announcement)
  • Announce an employee training session
  • Announce an employee's achievement
  • Announce an engagement in a newspaper
  • Announce an engagement in a personal letter
  • Announce an engagement with an invitation
  • Announce an imminent strike (labor's announcement)
  • Announce an office or store closing to employees
  • Announce bad news to employees
  • Announce or introduce a new salesperson
  • Announce punitive measures against a client's account
  • Announce the appointment of an employee to a committee or position
  • Announce the birth or adoption of a baby (personal letter)
  • Announce the birth or adoption of a baby (public announcement)
  • Announce the death of a family member, or write the obituary
  • Announce the death of a family member to other family members, close friends, and acquaintances
  • Announce the death of an employee or an employee's relative
  • Announce the graduation of a son or daughter
  • Announce your own retirement
  • Approve a loan
  • Approve a proposal
  • Approve a vacation or leave of absence
  • Approve attendance at a conference or seminar
  • Approve payment or funding for expenses incurred
  • Authorize a study or report
  • Authorize legal representation
  • Authorize medical treatment
  • Authorize work to be done
  • Cancel a membership or subscription
  • Cancel a rental contract
  • Cancel a reservation
  • Cancel a service contract
  • Cancel a wedding
  • Cancel or decline to schedule an appointment
  • Cancel or postpone an appointment
  • Cancel or postpone an invitation
  • Cancel or withdraw a customer's credit account
  • Cancel your own credit account
  • Complain about an employee who has given poor or offensive service
  • Complain about an unfair insurance payment or settlement
  • Complain about community problems
  • Complain about harassment
  • Complain about poor service or a faulty product
  • Complain to a club or organization
  • Confirm a directive or decision
  • Confirm a guest's attendance at a conference or symposium (organizer's letter)
  • Confirm a reservation or registration (organizer's or accommodation provider's letter)
  • Confirm a reservation or registration (traveler's letter)
  • Confirm a speaker's or special guest's attendance
  • Confirm a transfer, promotion, or relocation assignment
  • Confirm an error correction or revision
  • Confirm miscellaneous business agreements
  • Confirm that you have given authorization to someone
  • Confirm the receipt of a package or other item(s)
  • Confirm the receipt of a resume, contract bid, or application (receiver's letter)
  • Confirm the sending of a package or other item(s)
  • Confirm travel arrangements (arranger's letter)
  • Confirm travel arrangements (traveler's letter)
  • Confirm your own attendance as a speaker or special guest
  • Correct a customer's error or assertion
  • Correct an error in a payment made or received
  • Correct an official's mistake on your taxes
  • Correct your own error in a transaction
  • Delegate a special project
  • Delegate follow-up on a complaint from a customer
  • Delegate new or additional duties
  • Delegate responsibilities for the period of your absence
  • Dismiss an employee for poor performance or unacceptable behavior
  • Endorse a proposal or report
  • Explain an error you have made
  • File a warranty claim
  • Give advice to subordinates
  • Grant a promotion or raise
  • Grant approval for credit
  • Grant permission to use or publish materials
  • Inform a customer of an incorrect payment amount and ask for the balance
  • Inform a customer of an overpayment
  • Inform customers of a misprint
  • Inform employees of another's illness
  • Introduce a friend, an acquaintance, a relative, or yourself to someone in anticipation of a future meeting
  • Introduce a new employee
  • Introduce a product or service
  • Issue directives concerning reports and paperwork
  • Issue directives concerning specific tasks
  • Issue directives concerning studies and investigations
  • Issue directives to adjust territories or structures
  • Issue directives to establish, change or reaffirm policies
  • Issue directives to establish, change, or reaffirm procedures
  • Keep a customer up to date on progress
  • Make an insurance claim
  • Network by discussing publications or speeches
  • Notify a creditor that you have stopped payment on a check
  • Notify a customer that a shipment has been delayed or that merchandise ordered is not available
  • Notify a customer that you have shipped an order
  • Notify a debtor of a returned check
  • Notify a shipper that an order is incomplete, incorrect or damaged; also, return unwanted or incorrect merchandise
  • Notify employees of a new policy or a change in an existing one
  • Offer voluntary services
  • Relieve someone from delegated responsibilities because someone else will assume them
  • Report required information to a government agency
  • Request confirmation of an authorization to take action
  • Request confirmation of the receipt of a resume, contract bid, application, etc. (sender's letter)
  • Respond to a complaint
  • Respond to a request for your resume
  • Take the minutes of a meeting
  • Transmit informational or sales literature
  • Write a complaint letter to a subordinate
  • Write a complaint letter to a superior
  • Write a cover letter to introduce a resume
  • Write a credit reference
  • Write a letter to persuade an editor or the public on an issue
  • Write a news release

Inquiry Letters

  • Answer a request for information on a product or service
  • Ask for personal advice
  • Give general advice
  • Investigate an applicant's credit reference
  • Request a copy of an official document
  • Request a response to a survey or questionnaire
  • Request an explanation for a denial of credit
  • Request application materials for admission to college
  • Request confirmation of receipt of earlier mailings
  • Request estimates or bids
  • Request information about an applicant
  • Request information from a government agency
  • Request information
  • Request samples or information about products or services
  • Respond to an inquiry about products or services
  • Thank someone for an inquiry
  • Thank someone for information
  • Use networking in a job search
  • Write a letter in a job search

Introduction Letters

  • Introduce a business or professional contact
  • Introduce a catalog, brochure, or other sales literature
  • Introduce a friend, an acquaintance, a relative, or yourself to someone in anticipation of a future meeting
  • Introduce a new employee
  • Introduce a product or service
  • Introduce gifts to customers and prospective customers
  • Introduce someone to an organization or the community

Invitation Letters

  • Accept a formal invitation to a social event
  • Accept a request to serve in an honorary position
  • Accept an informal invitation to a social event
  • Accept an invitation to a business appointment
  • Accept an invitation to an event
  • Accept an invitation to join an organization
  • Accept an invitation to speak or perform
  • Announce a broken engagement
  • Announce a business anniversary
  • Announce a class reunion
  • Announce a job-related party or retreat
  • Announce a routine meeting
  • Announce a special meeting
  • Announce an engagement in a personal letter
  • Announce an engagement with an invitation
  • Announce the graduation of a son or daughter
  • Cancel a wedding
  • Cancel or postpone an invitation
  • Confirm a guest's attendance at a conference or symposium (organizer's letter)
  • Confirm a speaker's or special guest's attendance
  • Confirm your own attendance as a speaker or special guest
  • Decline an invitation to an event
  • Decline an invitation to join an organization
  • Decline an invitation to speak or perform
  • Extend a formal invitation
  • Extend an invitation for a job interview
  • Extend an invitation to a business social event
  • Extend an invitation to a personal social event
  • Extend an invitation to attend a trade show, seminar, or conference
  • Extend an invitation to join an organization
  • Extend an invitation to open an account
  • Extend an invitation to participate in or attend a fund- raising event
  • Extend an invitation to speak or perform
  • Extend invitations to seasonal parties: Halloween, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, etc. (business and personal)
  • Extend invitations to winter holiday parties (business and personal)
  • Invite a customer to request a sample product or more information
  • Invite a prospective customer to a sales appointment, presentation, or demonstration

Job Offer Letters

  • Accept a job offer
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a resume
  • Announce a job opening
  • Decline a job offer, promotion, or transfer
  • Decline a request for employment
  • Extend a job offer
  • Extend an invitation for a job interview
  • Follow up during a job search after a lapse of time
  • Follow up during a job search after a telephone contact
  • Follow up during a job search after an interview
  • Offer a sales position to someone who has not applied for employment
  • Respond to a job advertisement and request an interview
  • Respond to a job offer, negotiating a higher salary
  • Respond to a job offer, negotiating conditions
  • Respond to a request for your resume
  • Use networking in a job search
  • Write a cover letter to introduce a resume
  • Write a letter in a job search

Love Letters

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  • Confessions of love
  • I Love You
  • Lost Love
  • Missing You
  • Second Chances
  • Sorry
  • Thinking of You

Plus, love letters in these topics:

  • Can we start over? (Let's see if the magic is still there.)
  • Dear Ex: Things turned out okay for everyone. (We're older now, but wiser.)
  • Goodbye forever (It's time to go our separate ways.)
  • Happy Anniversary! (Thanks for always being there!)
  • Has someone come between us? (I see the telltale signs.)
  • I love you. (Last night was unforgettable!)
  • I really miss you. (Please come home soon.)
  • I want to spend the rest of my life with you. (My love is real and so is my commitment!)
  • I'd like to get to know you better. (Do you remember me?)
  • I'll do whatever it takes. (Just please come back.)
  • I'm falling for you. (We're made for each other!)
  • I'm glad we went out together. (I want to see you again.)
  • Let's part on good terms while we can. (It's time to go our separate ways.)
  • Please forgive me. (This relationship is worth saving!)
  • Sorry, this isn't working for me anymore. (We need to separate for a while.)
  • Sorry we didn't agree. (But can we kiss and make up?)
  • Tell me what I did wrong. (I know I can make it up to you.)
  • That was a stupid thing I said/did. (But I don't usually behave this way.)
  • Too many things have come between us. (Let's go back to the way we were.)
  • We need to see a marriage counselor. (It's time we let someone come between us!)
  • We need to slow down. (I'm feeling a little crowded!)
  • We never really talk. (Tell me what you're thinking.)
  • We've come to a standstill. (Let's reconsider our goals.)
  • You mean everything to me. (You're my better half; we make each other whole!)
  • You really hurt me. (But tell me your side of it—I'm listening!)
  • Confessions of love
  • I Love You
  • Lost Love
  • Missing You
  • Second Chances
  • Sorry
  • Thinking of You

Order Letters

  • Acknowledge an order or subscription
  • Announce a new product or service
  • Cancel an order
  • Change an order
  • Complain about a delay in an order
  • Confirm an order you have made
  • Confirm receipt of an order from a customer
  • Confirm the receipt of a package or other item(s)
  • Confirm the sending of a package or other item(s)
  • Decline orders but offer an alternate or substitute item
  • Decline orders or requests for information
  • Demand satisfaction on a mail order transaction gone bad (suspected mail fraud)
  • Introduce a catalog, brochure, or other sales literature
  • Introduce a product or service
  • Make a reservation
  • Notify a customer that a shipment has been delayed or that merchandise ordered is not available
  • Notify a customer that you have shipped an order
  • Notify a shipper that an order is incomplete, incorrect or damaged; also, return unwanted or incorrect merchandise
  • Request a discount or a complimentary product or service
  • Request a rush order
  • Request additional money or information before you can fill an order
  • Request estimates or bids
  • Request information on a product or service
  • Respond to an inquiry about products or services
  • Solicit mail orders for your product
  • Thank a customer for a payment
  • Transmit a payment
  • Transmit a shipment of merchandise that a customer has purchased
  • Welcome a new account or an account reactivation

Persuasion Letters

  • Advocate legislation
  • Contact customers with inactive accounts for sales purposes
  • Encourage/motivate your reader to keep up the good work
  • Encourage your reader to take advantage of a new opportunity
  • Endorse a political candidate
  • Endorse or nominate a candidate for an award
  • Introduce a product or service
  • Invite a customer to request a sample product or more information
  • Motivate a sales force
  • Offer a suggestion to a supplier or retailer
  • Oppose legislation
  • Promote a product by announcing a special sale or complimentary gift
  • Recommend a course of action or support a decision or policy change
  • Recommend a service or product
  • Recommend a teenager for a job (strong recommendation letter)
  • Request a raise or promotion
  • Request a retraction or correction from the media
  • Sell a seminar or conference
  • Suggest a change in a contract or agreement
  • Use a referral in a sales letter
  • Write a letter of encouragement/motivation
  • Write a letter to persuade an editor or the public on an issue
  • Write a persuasive letter that makes a charitable request
  • Write a persuasive letter to a government official
  • Write a persuasive letter
  • Write a persuasive memo to an employee or colleague
  • Write a weak recommendation for a job candidate
  • Write an insurance sales letter

Recommendation Letters
Reference Letters
Referral Letters

  • Advocate legislation
  • Decline to write a letter of recommendation
  • Endorse a political candidate
  • Endorse or nominate a candidate for an award
  • Recommend a course of action or support a decision or policy change
  • Recommend a service or product
  • Recommend a teenager for a job (strong recommendation letter)
  • Request information about an applicant
  • Request that someone write a letter of recommendation in your behalf
  • Thank someone for a referral or recommendation
  • Thank someone for accepting your advice or recommendation
  • Thank someone for writing a reference or recommendation for you
  • Use a referral in a sales letter
  • Write a credit reference
  • Write a recommendation or a reference about someone
  • Write a weak recommendation for a job candidate

Refusal Letters

  • Cancel or decline to schedule an appointment
  • Decline a job offer, promotion, or transfer
  • Decline a request for a claim or adjustment
  • Decline a request for a donation
  • Decline a request for credit
  • Decline a request for employment
  • Decline an invitation to an event
  • Decline an invitation to join an organization
  • Decline an invitation to speak or perform
  • Decline orders but offer an alternate or substitute item
  • Decline orders or requests for information
  • Decline to accept a gift
  • Decline to write a letter of recommendation
  • Deny an expected or hoped-for promotion or raise
  • Reject a bid or proposal
  • Reject or terminate a business relationship
  • Reply negatively to a suggestion
  • Turn down a customer's or employee's suggestion
  • Write a refusal

Reprimand Letters

  • Document employee reprimands
  • Give a warning to an employee
  • Reprimand an employee for a breach of policy
  • Reprimand an employee for poor attendance or tardiness
  • Reprimand an employee for poor performance
  • Warn a customer about credit suspension or penalization
  • Warn a distributor under your supervision
  • Write a letter reprimanding tenants

Request Letters

  • Accept a request to serve in an honorary position
  • Announce actions to be taken during a strike (management's announcement)
  • Announce an employee training session
  • Announce an imminent strike (labor's announcement)
  • Answer a request for information on a product or service
  • Appeal to higher authorities when complaint letters don't work
  • Approve a request
  • Ask an applicant for credit to submit more information
  • Ask for an investment
  • Ask for personal advice
  • Ask to extend or shorten a deadline
  • Cancel a membership or subscription
  • Change official records
  • Complain about a billing error
  • Complain about harassment
  • Complain about poor service or a faulty product
  • Decline a request for a claim or adjustment
  • Decline a request for a donation
  • Decline a request for credit
  • Decline a request for employment
  • File a warranty claim
  • Inform a customer of an incorrect payment amount and ask for the balance
  • Inform a customer that the check you received was not signed or the payment was not in the envelope
  • Investigate an applicant's credit reference
  • Invite or request suggestions from employees and customers
  • Make an insurance claim
  • Notify an insurance policyholder of a pending cancellation of the policy
  • Remind an organization member to pay a fee, duty, or pledge
  • Request a change in a contract or agreement
  • Request a copy of an official document
  • Request a discount or a complimentary product or service
  • Request a favor
  • Request a raise or promotion
  • Request a refund or reimbursement
  • Request a response to a survey or questionnaire
  • Request a retraction or correction from the media
  • Request an endorsement or testimonial
  • Request an explanation for a denial of credit
  • Request an increased credit line
  • Request an individual to volunteer services
  • Request application materials for admission to college
  • Request assistance or cooperation from someone in another firm
  • Request confirmation of an authorization to take action
  • Request confirmation of receipt of earlier mailings
  • Request correction of a billing error
  • Request correction of an error in a check
  • Request correction of an error in a credit report
  • Request correction of an insurance company's error
  • Request estimates or bids
  • Request government service or action
  • Request information about an applicant
  • Request information from a government agency
  • Request information on a product or service
  • Request information
  • Request or apply for a credit account
  • Request payment of a personal loan
  • Request permission to use another's materials
  • Request samples or information about products or services
  • Request that someone write a letter of recommendation in your behalf
  • Respond to a complaint, but needing more information
  • Respond to a job advertisement and request an interview
  • Respond to a request for your resume
  • Respond to a request or application for additional training
  • Transmit equipment or supplies that a company employee has requested
  • Use networking in a job search
  • Write a collection letter
  • Write a fundraising letter
  • Write a letter in a job search
  • Write a persuasive letter that makes a charitable request

Reservation Letters

  • Cancel a reservation
  • Confirm a reservation or registration (organizer's or accommodation provider's letter)
  • Confirm a reservation or registration (traveler's letter)
  • Confirm travel arrangements (arranger's letter)
  • Confirm travel arrangements (traveler's letter)
  • Make a reservation

Resignation Letters

  • Accept a resignation
  • Announce an employee's retirement
  • Announce your own retirement
  • Resign for family or personal reasons
  • Resign for health reasons
  • Resign from a job because of a personality clash or conflict of values
  • Resign from a job in which you are not valued or appreciated
  • Resign from a job when forced out under pressure
  • Resign to take an early retirement
  • Resign to take another job

Response Letters

  • Accept a formal invitation to a social event
  • Accept a job offer
  • Accept a request to serve in an honorary position
  • Accept a resignation
  • Accept an honor
  • Accept an informal invitation to a social event
  • Accept an invitation to a business appointment
  • Accept and express appreciation for a suggestion
  • Acknowledge an order or subscription
  • Acknowledge payment of an overdue balance
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a report, letter, or other
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a resume
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a suggestion from an employee
  • Announce actions to be taken during a strike (management's announcement)
  • Apologize for betrayed trust
  • Apologize for missing an appointment
  • Apologize to an employee or employees
  • Decline to give advice
  • Follow up after receiving no response to earlier correspondence
  • Give advice to subordinates
  • Give general advice
  • Give personal advice
  • Give professional advice
  • Grant an appointment
  • Reply negatively to a suggestion
  • Reply positively to a suggestion
  • Request a response to a survey or questionnaire
  • Respond positively to negative feedback
  • Respond to a complaint and treat it as valuable feedback
  • Respond to a complaint, but needing more information
  • Respond to a complaint of discrimination or sexual harassment
  • Respond to a complaint while admitting fault and making an adjustment
  • Respond to a complaint while avoiding agreement or denying liability, and refusing to make an adjustment
  • Respond to a complaint while avoiding or denying liability, but making an adjustment
  • Respond to a complaint
  • Respond to a false accusation from a government agency
  • Respond to a job offer, negotiating a higher salary
  • Respond to a job offer, negotiating conditions
  • Respond to a request for a donation or to a fundraising letter
  • Respond to a request or application for additional training
  • Respond to a sales rejection
  • Respond to an inquiry about products or services
  • Respond to rumors
  • Thank someone for a reply or response

Sales Letters

  • Acknowledge an order or subscription
  • Acknowledge payment of an overdue balance
  • Acknowledge the return of an item for exchange, refund, or credit
  • Announce a business anniversary
  • Announce a change in policy or fee amount
  • Announce a change of business address
  • Announce a new business location
  • Announce a new business, store, or branch office
  • Announce a new product or service
  • Announce a price decrease
  • Announce a price increase
  • Announce a sales contest
  • Answer a request for information on a product or service
  • Apologize for an invoice or billing error
  • Ask for an investment
  • Change an order
  • Complain about a delay in an order
  • Confirm an order you have made
  • Confirm receipt of an order from a customer
  • Confirm the receipt of a package or other item(s)
  • Confirm the sending of a package or other item(s)
  • Contact customers with inactive accounts for sales purposes
  • Decline orders but offer an alternate or substitute item
  • Delegate follow-up on a complaint from a customer
  • Extend an invitation to attend a trade show, seminar, or conference
  • Extend Mother's Day or Father's Day greetings and/or announce sales or promotions for these days
  • Follow up after a sale to thank the customer and offer service
  • Follow up after a sales appointment or telephone conversation
  • Follow up after a sales presentation or demonstration
  • Follow up on a sales interview, presentation, or exhibit
  • Follow up on a sales offer
  • Follow up with a reminder
  • Grant approval for credit
  • Introduce a catalog, brochure, or other sales literature
  • Introduce a new employee
  • Introduce a product or service
  • Introduce gifts to customers and prospective customers
  • Invite a customer to request a sample product or more information
  • Invite a prospective customer to a sales appointment, presentation, or demonstration
  • Motivate a sales force
  • Notify a customer that a shipment has been delayed or that merchandise ordered is not available
  • Notify a shipper that an order is incomplete, incorrect or damaged; also, return unwanted or incorrect merchandise
  • Offer a discount for early payment on products or services
  • Offer a sales position to someone who has not applied for employment
  • Offer the use of a charge account
  • Prepare a prospective customer to receive a sales telephone call
  • Promote a product by announcing a special sale or complimentary gift
  • Request a discount or a complimentary product or service
  • Request a refund or reimbursement
  • Request a rush order
  • Request additional money or information before you can fill an order
  • Request an increased credit line
  • Request estimates or bids
  • Request information on a product or service
  • Request samples or information about products or services
  • Resell to long-time customers
  • Respond to a sales rejection
  • Respond to an inquiry about products or services
  • Sell a seminar or conference
  • Solicit mail orders for your product
  • Strengthen relationships with customers
  • Thank a business for good service, low prices, or professional courtesies
  • Thank a customer for a payment
  • Thank a customer for purchasing a product or service
  • Transmit a payment
  • Transmit a shipment of merchandise that a customer has purchased
  • Transmit an advertising copy to a magazine or other media
  • Transmit informational or sales literature
  • Use a referral in a sales letter
  • Welcome a new account or an account reactivation
  • Welcome a new customer or client
  • Welcome a potential customer or client to the area
  • Write a sales letter
  • Write an insurance sales letter
  • Write to former stockholders or investors

Social Event Letters

  • Accept a formal invitation to a social event
  • Accept an informal invitation to a social event
  • Accept an invitation to a business appointment
  • Accept an invitation to an event
  • Accept an invitation to join an organization
  • Accept an invitation to speak or perform
  • Announce a broken engagement
  • Announce a class reunion
  • Announce a job-related party or retreat
  • Announce an engagement in a newspaper
  • Announce an engagement in a personal letter
  • Announce an engagement with an invitation
  • Announce the graduation of a son or daughter
  • Apologize for missing an appointment
  • Apologize for missing an event or for overlooking or forgetting someone
  • Cancel a wedding
  • Cancel or postpone an invitation
  • Confirm a guest's attendance at a conference or symposium (organizer's letter)
  • Confirm a speaker's or special guest's attendance
  • Confirm your own attendance as a speaker or special guest
  • Congratulate someone on a religious occasion
  • Congratulate someone on his or her engagement
  • Congratulate someone on his or her graduation
  • Congratulate someone on his or her wedding or marriage
  • Decline an invitation to an event
  • Decline an invitation to join an organization
  • Decline an invitation to speak or perform
  • Extend a formal invitation
  • Extend an invitation to a business social event
  • Extend an invitation to a personal social event
  • Extend an invitation to join an organization
  • Extend an invitation to participate in or attend a fundraising event
  • Extend an invitation to speak or perform
  • Extend invitations to seasonal parties: Halloween, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, etc. (business and personal)
  • Extend invitations to winter holiday parties (business and personal)
  • Introduce someone to an organization or the community
  • Thank someone for hospitality
  • Thank someone for visiting a place or attending an event
  • Welcome a new resident to the neighborhood
  • Welcome someone into a group, association, religion, or club

Suggestion Letters

  • Accept and express appreciation for a suggestion
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a suggestion from an employee
  • Advocate legislation
  • Ask for personal advice
  • Decline to give advice
  • Encourage/motivate your reader to keep up the good work
  • Encourage your reader to take advantage of a new opportunity
  • Endorse a political candidate
  • Endorse or nominate a candidate for an award
  • Give advice to subordinates
  • Give general advice
  • Give personal advice
  • Give professional advice
  • Invite or request suggestions from employees and customers
  • Offer a suggestion to a customer
  • Offer a suggestion to a religious leader
  • Offer a suggestion to a subordinate
  • Offer a suggestion to a superior
  • Offer a suggestion to a supplier or retailer
  • Offer a suggestion
  • Reply negatively to a suggestion
  • Reply positively to a suggestion
  • Suggest a change in a contract or agreement
  • Suggest an alternative plan or schedule for payments
  • Thank someone for advice or a suggestion
  • Turn down a customer's or employee's suggestion

Sympathy Letters

  • Announce bad news to employees
  • Announce the death of a family member, or write the obituary
  • Announce the death of a family member to other family members, close friends, and acquaintances
  • Announce the death of an employee or an employee's relative
  • Encourage an employee after a disappointment or a company setback
  • Express regret on the defeat of legislation or the loss of an election
  • Inform employees of another's illness
  • Offer sympathy for a marriage separation or divorce
  • Offer sympathy for loss or damage caused by a theft, vandalism, or natural disaster
  • Offer sympathy for the death of a business associate's family member
  • Offer sympathy for the death of a business associate
  • Offer sympathy for the death of a child
  • Offer sympathy for the death of a friend or relative
  • Offer sympathy for the death of a person who has been ill
  • Offer sympathy for the loss of a job
  • Offer sympathy for the loss or death of a pet
  • Offer sympathy in a case of serious or terminal illness
  • Send a gift with a sympathy letter
  • Thank someone for expressions of sympathy
  • Write a get-well message regarding an employee's or business associate's family member who is suffering from illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to a child suffering from illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to a friend or relative suffering from an illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to a teacher suffering from illness or injury
  • Write a get-well message to an employee or business associate suffering from illness or injury

Thank You Letters

  • Accept a formal invitation to a social event
  • Accept a job offer
  • Accept a request to serve in an honorary position
  • Accept a resignation
  • Accept an honor
  • Accept an informal invitation to a social event
  • Accept an invitation to a business appointment
  • Accept and express appreciation for a suggestion
  • Acknowledge an order or subscription
  • Acknowledge payment of an overdue balance
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a report, letter, or other
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a resume
  • Acknowledge the receipt of a suggestion from an employee
  • Acknowledge the return of an item for exchange, refund, or credit
  • Announce an employee's retirement
  • Announce your own retirement
  • Compliment or praise a product or service supplier
  • Compliment or praise a program chairperson or planner
  • Compliment or praise a salesperson or a sales staff
  • Compliment or praise a speaker
  • Compliment or praise an employee's family for their contribution to the employee's success
  • Compliment or praise the media, an author, or an editor
  • Congratulate an employee on the anniversary of his or her service
  • Congratulate someone on a speech or presentation
  • Congratulate someone on his or her retirement
  • Encourage/motivate your reader to increase sales
  • Express appreciation to an employee
  • Express appreciation to long-term customers and those who pay their bills promptly
  • Follow up after a sale to thank the customer and offer service
  • Give personal compliments or praise
  • Praise government officials or employees
  • Relieve someone from delegated responsibilities because someone else will assume them
  • Reply positively to a suggestion
  • Respond positively to negative feedback
  • Thank a business for good service, low prices, or professional courtesies
  • Thank a customer for a payment
  • Thank a customer for purchasing a product or service
  • Thank a customer or client
  • Thank a doctor or health care facility
  • Thank a religious leader
  • Thank a retiree for his or her service
  • Thank someone for a compliment or praise
  • Thank someone for a favor
  • Thank someone for a gift
  • Thank someone for a job well done
  • Thank someone for a philanthropic contribution
  • Thank someone for a pleasant occasion
  • Thank someone for a referral or recommendation
  • Thank someone for a reply or response
  • Thank someone for a speech or presentation
  • Thank someone for accepting your advice or recommendation
  • Thank someone for advice or a suggestion
  • Thank someone for an appointment, interview, or meeting
  • Thank someone for an award, bonus, or raise
  • Thank someone for an inquiry
  • Thank someone for expressions of sympathy
  • Thank someone for goods or materials received
  • Thank someone for help or support
  • Thank someone for helping in your absence
  • Thank someone for hospitality
  • Thank someone for information
  • Thank someone for media exposure
  • Thank someone for visiting a place or attending an event
  • Thank someone for volunteer work
  • Thank someone for writing a reference or recommendation for you
  • Write a farewell letter to a person who is retiring
  • Write a farewell letter to a person who is leaving employment
  • Write a farewell letter to management, co-workers or clients

Transmittal Letters

  • Transmit a bid, proposal, or quotation
  • Transmit a contract
  • Transmit a document for review, correction, or other action
  • Transmit a fax
  • Transmit a manuscript to be considered for publication
  • Transmit a payment
  • Transmit a progress report, an analytical study, a formal report, or a manuscript for use within an organization
  • Transmit a shipment of merchandise that a customer has purchased
  • Transmit an advertising copy to a magazine or other media
  • Transmit equipment or supplies that a company employee has requested
  • Transmit informational or sales literature

Welcome Letters

  • Announce a new business, store, or branch office
  • Announce a new partner
  • Announce or introduce a new salesperson
  • Welcome a new account or an account reactivation
  • Welcome a new business to town
  • Welcome a new customer or client
  • Welcome a new employee
  • Welcome a new resident to the neighborhood
  • Welcome a new shareholder
  • Welcome a new student to school, class, or a training seminar
  • Welcome a potential customer or client to the area
  • Welcome a son-in-law or daughter-in-law into the family
  • Welcome someone into a group, association, religion, or club